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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 30 July 2020




2020: A year like no other – and it’s only half time
30 July 2020

Time to shed light on some highlights but also time to reflect about the coming six months in a new environment Read more

World Hepatitis Day: Our Commitment to Viral Hepatitis Elimination (Guest blog)
28 July 2020

A guest blog by Mike Elliott, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Europe, Gilead Read more


Vaccines Europe's statement on implementation of influenza vaccination campaign 2020/21

Vaccines Europe supports efforts by Member States and the European Commission (EC) to prevent simultaneous outbreaks of seasonal influenza and COVID-19, which would place a considerable strain on health systems. Through 2020 there has been an increased demand for influenza vaccines as health authorities seek to keep people at risk of influenza complications, and out of the hospital and community practices. Read more




Every day counts
21 September 2020 (Virtual event)

Accelerate access. Beat cancer. Read more

EU Health Summit 2020
26 October 2020 (Virtual event)

The EU Health Coalition is delighted to announce the second edition of the EU Health Summit. Read more


We published



Key Trade Data Points on the EU27 Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
09 July 2020 (Publications)

In 2019, 86.2% of EU27 imports of Human Medicinal Products came from Europe Read more

The root causes of unavailability and delay to innovative medicines
01 July 2020 (Publications)

Analysis developed with the support of Charles Rivers Associates (CRA) Read more


Nominations for the EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards 2021 are now open!

The awards recognise the outstanding efforts of individuals, organisations, companies, researchers, scientists, media and policy makers to bring about change and improve the lives of the 30 million people in Europe and 300 million people worldwide who are living with a rare disease. 

Learn more about the Awards and submit your nomination here.